The Olympic, Prep and Coastal leagues recently released all-league teams for baseball, softball, boys’ volleyball, swim and dive, and boys’ tennis following the completion of the 2023 spring season.
Senior Cider Canon was named the league MVP while senior Jackson Hisey was the pitcher of the year. Senior Bryan Richman, senior Dylan Zdunek and sophomore Zachary Strickland were each first-team selections, senior Isaac Ton, sophomore Douglas Zuniga and freshman Eric Zdunek earned second-team honors, and junior AJ Beltre was a gold glove winner. Individual season statistics were not reported to the Pasadena Outlook. The Minutemen finished as undefeated Olympic League champions with a 12-0 record (21-6 overall).
Juniors Isabela Guerrero and Vanessa Hernandez each earned first-team honors, freshman Liana Domingo was a second-team selection and freshman Gigi Aleman was a Gold Glove winner. Guerrero registered a terrific .690 batting average and a 2.140 OPS with 26 RBIs, 22 runs, six home runs, four triples and four doubles. Hernandez finished with an 8-4 record, a 4.15 ERA and 54 strikeouts over 54 innings in the circle. She also produced a .548 batting average and a 1.417 OPS with 21 RBIs, 19 runs, eight doubles, two home runs and a triple. Domingo posted a .369 batting average and a .969 OPS with 18 runs, 12 RBIs, three triples, two doubles and a home run. Aleman’s fielding statistics were not reported to the Pasadena Outlook, however, she did have a stellar offensive season. Alemen batted .514 with a 1.235 OPS while adding 24 runs, 15 RBIs, six doubles and four triples. The Minutemen finished tied for fourth in the Olympic League with a 1-7 record (17-10 overall).
Seniors Lucas Da Costa, Andrew Round and Alec Smith each received first-team selections while senior Aaron Chang and junior Bryan Chi each earned second-team honors. Smith racked up 225 kills with team-best marks in kills per set (3.6) and kill percentage (43.8). He also registered a team-high 158 total blocks and 39 digs on defense. Dacosta finished with 214 kills, 286 digs, 45 blocks and 22 aces while Round produced a team-high 303 digs with 27 aces, 14 assists and nine kills. Chang posted team-high marks in aces (28) and assists (317) with 98 digs and three kills while Chi recorded 180 digs, 149 kills, 19 aces and 19 blocks. The Minutemen finished as the Olympic League runner-up with a 6-2 record (12-7 overall).
Joshua Im, Sawyer Tarampi and Shahe Yerevanian were each first-team selections while Hayden Geeting, Victor Qiao, Eli Su and Matthew Yip earned second- team honors.
SWIM & DIVE
Senior Ephraim Choi was the Prep League’s co-MVP after winning the boys’ 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke while sophomore Armina Li was the girls’ springboard diving champion.
First published in the June 1 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.